Skip to Content
Find More Like This
Return to Search

Detection and isolation of nucleic acid sequences using a bifunctional hybridization probe

United States Patent

6,027,879
February 22, 2000
View the Complete Patent at the US Patent & Trademark Office
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Visit the Industrial Partnerships Office Website
A method for detecting and isolating a target sequence in a sample of nucleic acids is provided using a bifunctional hybridization probe capable of hybridizing to the target sequence that includes a detectable marker and a first complexing agent capable of forming a binding pair with a second complexing agent. A kit is also provided for detecting a target sequence in a sample of nucleic acids using a bifunctional hybridization probe according to this method.
Lucas; Joe N. (San Ramon, CA), Straume; Tore (Tracy, CA), Bogen; Kenneth T. (Walnut Creek, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
08/ 513,160
August 9, 1995
The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract Number W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.